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Old 09-02-2017, 09:52 PM   #1
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Taurus sho

Anybody ran one. Guy at work has one and wants to race me. It's a twin turbo ecoboost v6.
It's also tuned.

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Old 09-02-2017, 10:13 PM   #2
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Tune is huge on turbo cars. If your stock he could edge you out if your not on your game.
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Old 09-02-2017, 10:53 PM   #3
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I have headers, intake, ported throttle body and tune but no track experience.
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Old 09-03-2017, 03:37 AM   #4
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He is 365 at the crank, assuming the tune made up for any drivetrain loss let's keep the 365 number to the wheels. You should be 430 to the wheels if you're LS3, 390-400 if you're L99. They are very heavy too. If you lose, I'd say he beat you, not the car. Should be a close one either way, especially if he has the driver mod. Good luck
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Old 09-03-2017, 05:26 AM   #5
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Thanks, he definitely has more experience and his cars all wheel drive also. So it's not a sure thing.
He said he ran a 12.7 last time he was at the track.
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Old 09-04-2017, 06:05 PM   #6
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Driver's race for sure here. He's awd so he has that edge. The launch and top end power will be the rule of this race. Good luck!
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Old 09-04-2017, 06:45 PM   #7
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Thanks, he definitely has more experience and his cars all wheel drive also. So it's not a sure thing.
He said he ran a 12.7 last time he was at the track.
Concentrate on your launch.....better to not blow off the tires against an awd. He will get the jump regardless. But you should out trap him. He is 12.7 but likely 105 or 106 mph. So work on catching him on the big end.

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Old 09-04-2017, 08:14 PM   #8
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Ecoboost SHO's are easy to make fast.
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Old 09-05-2017, 09:09 AM   #9
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...and he has the advantage of after the race, of stopping on the way home to pick up some groceries.
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Old 11-25-2017, 08:46 AM   #10
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...and he has the advantage of after the race, of stopping on the way home to pick up some groceries.

My camaro has made many grocery store trips!
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Old 11-25-2017, 09:29 AM   #11
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I've ran a tuned one. Dig he will have a huge advantage and pull probably around 1-2 cars but you will catch him. Roll, its all you
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Old 11-25-2017, 02:21 PM   #12
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You're toast. I saw a video of one beating a 5.0.
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Old 11-25-2017, 02:40 PM   #13
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Well he blew his transmission up so we'll never know.
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Old 11-25-2017, 02:45 PM   #14
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Take him to a track. You will smoke him. He will get you straight track. They handle like a tank in the curves.
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